Legal Recruiting Manager

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DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.

This position can sit in our Seattle or any of our California offices.

Relocation is available in accordance with the firm’s policy.

If you are a highly talented Legal Recruiting Manager, we want to hear from you!

Qualifications – External
Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors’ degree
5 years’ recruiting or equivalent experience in a large law firm, professional services or other similar environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Preferred Requirements:

General knowledge and understanding of US Visa process and requirements
Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems
Proficient in MS Office
Ability to handle difficult situations professionally and tactfully
Ability to solve problems
Ability to multi-task and manage projects
Ability to treat confidential information in a professional manner
Thorough knowledge of NALP’s principles and standards
What will your day look like?
You will be responsible for managing all aspects of legal recruiting (including law students, lateral hires and partners) in coordination with Recruiting Director, Hiring Partner, OMP, Practice Group Leaders, and in concert with strategic growth plans for the Firm.  You will review resumes, conduct screening interviews and shepherd candidates through the recruiting life-cycle.  You also will actively and creatively source candidates through job postings, LinkedIn, networking, use of career services, search firms, and referrals.  You also will be an integral part of helping integrate lateral associate hires into the firm.
You will develop and manage a summer associate program, including a budget, social and training calendar, assignment process, mentors, and readers. You will partner with summer program chairs and  the local Hiring Partner to ensure the success of each summer associate, and prepare materials for end of summer offer meeting.
You also will have the opportunity to partner with the Director for Legal Recruiting and other business professionals throughout the firm on various national projects.
To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website
We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.
Agency applications will not be considered.